Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Don Stevens papers include a variety of materials on higher education, particularly Michigan State University, as well as disputes and conflicts pertaining to it. Some of which includes student protests to campus issues including racial problems, ROTC, and the grape and lettuce boycott. Also in the collection are materials related to labor unions, labor issues and disputes, labor education and legislation, including AFL-CIO statements, magazine articles, speeches, executive board...
Dates: 1944 - 1973
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight separate series: correspondence, personal correspondence, speeches, reports, promotional literature, calendars, programs and tickets. All series represent the basic divisions of the collection prior to processing.The largest single series is correspondence, 1896-1915 (18.5 cubic feet). Contained in this series are many requests for college catalogues, many questions regarding admissions, as well as admissions requirements. Comments relative to...
Dates: 1887 - 1918
Series Description News Releases SeriesThe news releases contain information on students, graduations and honors lists for hometown newspapers; faculty biographies, awards, speeches, papers and publications; the official policies of the University; and campus non-athletic activities and events. One event that has a large number of news releases is the MSU Centennial, which took place in 1955. There are gaps in the series during the period 1956 to June 1965. There are...
Dates: 1925 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1936 - 2003
Scope and Contents The records of the Office of the Ombudsperson include brochures and handouts about its services and a letter describing the office’s budget needs for 1970-1971. There are also newspaper clippings from The State News, The Detroit News, and others covering stories on anti-Semitic problems, civil rights issues in the regards to the homosexual community and chiefly race issues between African Americans and whites both on Michigan State University's campus and throughout the nation. There are...
Dates: 1968-1970, 1988-1991, 2015-2017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of publications Green authored while a faculty member at Michigan State University. These items center, for the most part, on minority students in college, their admission and various programs utilized by them. There is also a report on his trip to the Middle East and East Africa. Also included is a speech, "The University and Society," centering around the unrest in higher education during the 1970s and what was to be done about it at a land grant university like...
Dates: 1970 - 1974
Scope and Contents The Ruth Simms Hamilton papers consist of subject files and research materials on African American issues, including civil rights and affirmative action at MSU and other universities. The collection includes case studies of MSU conflicts and protests, newspaper clippings, files about other countries, files about university programs, and papers written by Hamilton and others.Also included are files about MSU student organizations which include Akers Black Caucus, Associated Black...
Dates: 1968 - 1982
Scope and Contents The records of the State News consist of a style book from 1929, a handbook from 1972 and an undated handbook possibly from the 1970s. There are also sample banners (Complete issues selected to show varying banners) (1925-1954) and selected issues (selected on basis of headline or relevance to University or East Lansing history). Also included are a few issues of the supplements including “Collage,” “MSU Extra,” and “Counterpoint.” Also included are...
Dates: 1925 - 1999
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of a number of protest groups and organizations. The records include newspaper articles, reports, flyers, and bulletins which were collected by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs from 1965 to 1976. M.S.U. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), the most prominent protest organization on campus, was active in virtually every area of protest. Newspaper articles concerning their actions and SDS literature are prevalent...
Dates: 1965 - 1976
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into series. Series 1. Office of the Director of University Relations The records consist of annual reports (1948-1968), and subject files on events, people, and achievements associated with the university, (1950-1970). Series 2. James Denison James Denison’s papers as director of the department contain correspondence and subject files on various prominent and controversial topics including,...
Dates: 1948 - 2016
Scope and Contents The William A. Wiltberger papers reflect a large section of Wiltberger’s life, from the 1920s to the 1970s. They include material from his work as an educator, a police officer, an Air Force Colonel, and his membership in the International Association for Identification, the International Association of Police Chiefs, and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. The correspondence series spans the dates 1925-1942. This series includes several letters from the FBI personally...
Dates: 1922 - 1978